The SCHAULAGER is a museum in Newmünchenstein, a sub-district of
Münchenstein in the canton of
Built in 2002/2003 under commission of the Laurenz Foundation, it was
designed by the renowned architectural office of
Herzog & de Meuron
Herzog & de Meuron ,
Schaulager opened in 2003. The
Schaulager was conceived as an open
warehouse that provides the optimal spatial and climatic conditions
for the preservation of works of art .
The institution functions as a mix between public museum , art
storage facility and art research institute . It is primarily directed
at a specialist audience but is also open to the general public for
special events and the annual exhibitions.
The special annual exhibitions to date are:
* 2003: Roth-Zeit. A retrospective on
* 2004: Herzog † 8. August 1989), later known as Maja Sacher, wife
Paul Sacher (* 28 April 1906 – † 26 May 1999).
* Museums in Basel